Flavor, noun (also flavoring): Synonym for taste. Coffee is one of the most complex natural products with over 800 flavors (wine has only 400 flavors). They extend from dark chocolate, roasted peanuts to fruity wild berries – and all without any artificial additives. Influencing factors:

Coffee variant (see Arabica, Robusta), coffee-producing countries, cultivation area including the terroir/soil conditions and climate, type of cultivation (organic or conventional), harvesting procedure, processing, method of preparation including grinding level and water hardness.